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UPDATE: Portland Plan -- Inspiring Communities Series DATE CHANGE

Due to a conflict with the Ducks game on January 10, 2011, the Girling/Kellett presentation has been rescheduled

The Portland Plan - Inspiring Communities Series continues in the new year (with one change to accommodate Ducks fans), offering Portlanders a chance to learn how other cities are tackling the issues of economic development, community health, education and equity as well as how to create complete communities and make the most of our natural systems. Each evening includes a keynote speech, local panel discussion and questions from the audience. Admission is free, and the presentations will be broadcast live on Channel 30 and streamed live on

All events start at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m. 

CHANGE: Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Cynthia Girling and Ronald Kellett, University of British Columbia
School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
on Designing for Environment and Community
Ecotrust Building, Billy Frank Jr. Conference Rm.
721 NW 9th Avenue

Monday, January 17, 2011
Bob Weissbourd, RW Ventures
on Economic Development
Mercy Corps Action Center
Aceh Community Room
28 SW 1st Ave

Click on titles to see video recording of each presentation.
Dr. Robert Ogilvie, Public Health Law and Policy on Healthy and Complete Communities
Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Judith Bell, Policy Link on Education
Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Dr. Julian Agyeman, Tufts University, Dept. of Urban & Env. Policy & Planning on Re-imagining (E)quality
Wednesday, December 15, 2010


Sponsored by: City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, City Club of Portland, Portland State University, Bureau of Environmental Services, Portland Parks & Recreation, Oregon Public Health Institute, The Standard, IBM, Kaiser Permanente, Multnomah County Health Department and Portland Business Alliance

The Portland Plan team will make reasonable accomodations for people with disabilities. Please notify us no fewer than five (5) business days prior to the event by phone at 503-823-7700, by the TTY line at 503-823-6868, or by the Oregon Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.


N/NE Quadrant Subcommittee Meetings Canceled

The Transportation and Land Use subcommittee meetings, originally scheduled for January 5 and 6, have been canceled. Staff will continue to analyze input received at the December Subcommittee meetings and present information on issues, opportunities and constraints at the next full SAC meeting, scheduled for Thursday, January 20, 2011, 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Calaroga Terrace (1400 NE 2nd Ave).